Tag Archives: Maria Montessori

Why Kids Don’t Like My Class

July means that every once in awhile I get moment of teacher panic attack. It’s not like August or a Sunday night school year panic, just a subtle, “the clock is ticking,” moment, a nudge in the direction of panic. … Continue reading

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Rules, Wisdom, and Worry

“To keep alive that enthusiasm is the secret of real guidance, and it will not prove a difficult task, provided that theĀ attitude towards the child’s acts be that of respect, calm, and waiting, and provided that he be left free … Continue reading

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Maria Montessori Did Not Use a Leash

Last week I finally emptied my iPhone of its photo contents, making more room for songs and videos. As I scroll through the photos I have taken in just the last five days, I am kind of stunned at the … Continue reading

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